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SIM maker Gemalto confirms possible spy attacks

European SIM maker Gemalto said Wednesday it had suffered hacking attacks that may have been conducted by US and British intelligence agencies but denied any "massive theft" of encryption keys that could ...

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Telecom
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Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won't work

A chief element of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress' intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government ...

dateJan 19, 2014 in Security
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Science panel: no alternative to bulk collection

A committee of scientific experts has concluded that there is no viable technological alternative to bulk collection of data by the National Security Agency that allows analysts access to communications whose significance ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Internet
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Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy

President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to protecting people's privacy, a week before a self-imposed deadline for a review ...

dateMar 22, 2014 in Security
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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference

At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security conference after the sponsor reportedly used flawed encryption technology deliberately in commercial software to allow the National Security ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Internet
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